Author: Diane MacEachern

Diane MacEachernDiane is an award-winning entrepreneur and long-time green expert who was named one of America’s EcoHeroes by Glamour magazine. The recipient of the Image of the Future prize from the World Communications Forum, Diane founded Big Green Purse to enable women to use their consumer clout to protect themselves, their families, and the planet. A best-selling author, Diane’s “how to go green” books have collectively sold almost four hundred thousand copies. When Diane’s not blogging at www.dianesbiggreenpurse.com or talking green on Martha Stewart Living radio or Good Morning, America, she provides expert advice, consumer guidance, and employee engagement workshops to such companies as Avon, St. Ives, Whole Foods, Frito Lay, American Bankers Association, Pacific Life Insurance, Wal-Mart and Sam’s Club, Norfolk Southern Railroad, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the United Nations Development Programme. She also speaks to non-profit groups, religious institutions, colleges and universities, and a wide range of civic organizations. Diane lives with her family just outside Washington, D.C. in the environmentally-friendly, energy-efficient home they helped design and build.

The 9 Most Toxic Items on Drugstore Shelves

BY ON April 18, 2016
This post originally appeared on WomansDay.com: Drugstores initially were places where we went to get medicine. While we may still get our prescriptions filled there, today’s drugstores also sell food, cosmetics, toys, office supplies, and home goods—and a surprising number of these items are the opposite...

TOPICS: Toxics

12 Rules for Building Clean Air Indoor Environments (Infographic)

BY ON March 21, 2016
The EPA estimates people spend up to 90% of their time in buildings. Many homes are built with materials that are synthetic and chemically-processed or treated. Families are increasingly aware of the impact building materials have on their indoor environment, as unhealthy indoor air can lead to a multitude of ailments:...

TOPICS: Allergies, Asthma, Children's Health, EPA, Indoor Air Pollution, Toxics

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